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Artist roster 2017/2018

by Ponderosa Music and Art on Wed, 23/08/2017 - 11:51

Italian jazz unites again to support the areas hit by the earthquake

by I-Jazz on Tue, 22/08/2017 - 17:22
For the third year Italian jazz is back to support the areas hit by earthquakes in the centre of Italy. Four cities will be involved in four consecutive days full of concerts: on the 31st of August 2017 in Scheggino (Perugia area), on the 1st of September in Camerino (Macerata area), on the 2nd Sept in Amatrice (Rieti area) to... read more

Belgian Jazz Meeting 2017

by Wallonie - Bruxelles Musiques on Tue, 22/08/2017 - 11:43
The Belgian Jazz Meeting is a biannual showcase happening and professional networking event. The aim is to give an international platform to jazz artists from Belgium and promote the Belgian jazz scene abroad. From September 1 to 3, 2017, Brussels will come alive with the sound of Belgian jazz. After the... read more

A to JazZ 2017 is coming on 7th-9th July

by A to JazZ Festival on Mon, 03/07/2017 - 12:52
The festival will be held on 7th, 8th and 9th of July and the hedliners are DIRTY LOOPS, ROBERT GLASPER EXPERIMENT и CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE`S NEW JAWN One of the most loved and expected events in Bulgaria is approaching – A to Jazz Festival. This year's edition will take place on 7th , 8th and 9th of July at the well... read more

inJazz: conference and festival 2017

by inJazz on Thu, 08/06/2017 - 10:29
Are you a jazz professional? Then don’t miss the conference and festival on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 June in Rotterdam. inJazz, a catalyst for new developments, is bringing together the supply and demand sides of the Dutch jazz scene, so knowledge and experience can be shared and international relationships formed. The... read more

EurOpus series in June-July 2017

by Budapest Music Center (bmc) on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 17:15
EurOpus series in June-July 2017: June 3 – Dresch Quartet (H) June 7 - The Langston Project (USA/DK/NL) June 9 - András Dés Trio (H) – “The Worst Singer in the World” BMC album debut concert June 10 - Veronika Harcsa - Bálint Gyémánt (H) June 14 - Estafest! (NL) – “... read more


by Music:LX on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 13:14
Every year, at the beginning of July the Südtirol Jazz Festival, one of the biggest Jazz festivals in Europe, hosts international stars who play 70 concerts in over 60 different venues.   This year, the 35th edition of the festival, focuses on artists from Benelux and, for this special occasion, music:LX has cooperated... read more

Great Music from Everywhere: WOMEX 17 Showcases

by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:34
Berlin/Katowice: The leading global music meeting, WOMEX – the World Music Expo, has announced the long awaited first set of showcase artists for their 23rd edition taking place in Katowice, Poland, this October. As organisers Piranha Arts announced today, the first 18 artists... read more

New records and Finnish colours at jazzahead!

by Annamaija Music Company on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:07
The Partner Country of this year’s Jazzahead was Finland. The event achieved new visitor and participant record: the showcase festival was sold out, and also the Clubnight on Saturday became more popular than the previous year, with a significant visitor increase of over 16%. To celebrate the occasion, Music Finland also... read more

Nordic Jazz Comets To Open The Scope Festival In Berlin

by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 12:02
The newly-launched co-operation between the urban club-festival Scope and the Nordic Jazz Network brings five up-and-coming bands to Kreuzberg, Berlin on October 18th.  The Nordic Jazz Comets showcase opens the second edition of the Scope festival, featuring acts from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. This is... read more

KIDS CAN - new project supported by Creative Europe

by JazzDanmark on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 11:47
JazzDanmark (leading partner), JazzKaar in Estonia and Hot Club in Portugal have come up with the idea to let young jazz talents in Europe tour around in a “jazz caravan” to three different countries each year in between 2018-2021. The core of the project is to prove that children are as valid performers to play for children as... read more

Short is the Night - sa 24.06.17

by Handelsbeurs concert hall on Mon, 05/06/2017 - 18:06
Handelsbeurs Concert Hall provides a night full of intimate music, making sure the shortest night passes by slowly. This second edition brings together Ictus ensemble, the Belgian musician Liesa Van der Aa and dancer Fumiyo Ikeda (ROSAS). They play compositions by a.o. Morton Feldman and Klaus Lang.   ... read more

Südtirol Jazz Festival explores top jazz from Belgium!

by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Mon, 05/06/2017 - 18:01
The Südtirol Jazz Festival is celebrating their 35th anniversary and grabs this opportunity to explore the wonderful jazz you can find in the BeNeLux countries. “We’ve seen an interesting and innovative scene come to light recently across all those countries,” explains Klaus Widmann, head of the Association organising the festival... read more

Belgian Jazz Meeting 2017

by JazzLab Series on Mon, 05/06/2017 - 17:54
From September 1 to 3, 2017, Brussels will come alive with the sound of Belgian jazz! The Belgian Jazz Meeting is a biannual showcase happening and professional networking event. The various partners are delighted to present, through this third collaboration, some of the best jazz and improvised music in the... read more


by Improvised Music Company on Mon, 05/06/2017 - 13:04
Sat 10th & Sun 11th June The Grand Social, Liffey Street Lower, Dublin 1 BOOK TICKETS €15 - €25 Down With Jazz, Dublin’s annual festival of ‘filthy foreign rhythms & divilish beats’ moves across the Liffey and into The Grand Social for it’s 6th edition on 10th-11th June with a shameless line-up... read more

Jazz for Young People Conference in Bergen

by Vestnorsk Jazzsenter on Tue, 23/05/2017 - 17:39
EJN and Vestnorsk jazzsenter will organise a public conference and a workshop in Bergen, Norway, on 27 and 28 May 2017 on the theme of Jazz for Young People, in the framework of Nattjazz Festival (26 May - 04 June). The public conference on 27 May will focus on the presentation of a new handbook, one of the... read more

The European Jazz Conference 2018 goes to Lisbon!

by Sons da Lusofonia on Mon, 22/05/2017 - 11:34
We are really happy to announce that the 5th European Jazz Conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, at the Centre Cultural de Belém between 13 and 16 September 2018.   The Conference will be co-organised by the Europe Jazz Network (EJN), Associação Sons da Lusofonia (ASL), organiser of the Portuguese Jazz Fest/... read more

MEDIMEX 2017 special edition

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Wed, 17/05/2017 - 16:06
8 > 11 June 2017 Bari, Iggy Pop and Solange confirmed for their only Italian dates. Networking, internationalization, professional meetings, training, more and more live music, MEDIMEX 2017 (6th edition) becomes MEDIMEX International Festival & Music Conference special edition: new dates, new format,... read more


by Akbank Jazz Festival / Pozitif Live on Mon, 15/05/2017 - 10:06
With the theme “Ways Out From The World”, Cappadox’ programme has been announced. Cappadox 2017 will take place between 18-21 May with the main sponsorship of Volkswagen. This year, Emma Shapplin featuring Mercan Dede, Rhye, Peter Broderick & David Allred Duo, Acid Pauli, Lars Danielsson ft. DUO Gregory Privat, Kaan... read more

XXI Massimo Urbani International Competition

by Tam Tutta Un' Altra Musica - Eventi SCRL on Tue, 02/05/2017 - 17:40
We are pleased to present you the XXI edition of the Premio Internazionale Massimo Urbani - P.I.M.U. (international competition for jazz soloists). The P.I.M.U. will take place at Camerino (MC) Italy on 10 th,11th of June 2017 and this year will be chaired by Kurt Rosenwinkel and Fabrizio... read more

Ha'fest - 28-29.04.17

by Handelsbeurs concert hall on Mon, 24/04/2017 - 10:15
Ha’fest is the annual festival of Handelsbeurs Concert Hall in Belgium. Ha'fest is a carbon copy of what the Handelsbeurs represents: exceeding the boundaries in music. The fourth edition of this music happening takes place the 28th and 29th of April, with a lot of concerts and musical interventions in the concert hall, on... read more

SYJO (Southampton Youth Jazz Orchestra) with Julian Argüelles

by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 17:06
Following the success of the jazz premiere: Peter Edwards, A Journey with the Giants of Jazz, we present SYJO (Southampton Youth Jazz Orchestra) with Julian Argüelles on 23 April. Since joining iconic group Loose Tubes at the age of 20, Julian Argüelles has become an internationally acclaimed and influential performer, composer... read more


by Music:LX on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 12:13
Mark your calendars with the date of 19th of May! It is the release of Dock in Absolute’s first album on the Italian label CAM JAZZ (on the series CAM JAZZ Presents, which introduces prime young talents). Dock in Absolute is composed of three musicians having studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Codarts University... read more

27th Summer Jazz Workshop in Italy

by Veneto Jazz on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 11:50
Chioggia (Venice), 22nd -29th July 2017 in partnership with The New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music, New York. Instrumental master classes and the new international Big Band workshop FACULTY Rory Stuart, guitar  Amy London, voice  Aaron Goldberg, piano  Jeff Hirshfield, drums John Ellis... read more

1st Greek Jazz Showcase

by Onassis Cultural Centre on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 11:14
The Onassis Cultural Centre is continuing its support of the work of artists based in Greece and is proud to announce the 1st Greek Jazz Showcase which will take place on July 5th and 6th in the Upper Stage of the OCC. There is an extraordinarily rich and bold contemporary jazz scene in Greece, but it is not... read more

jazzahead! 2017

by jazzahead! on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 11:02
From 27. - 30. April the jazzahead! will be held in Bremen, Germany. Key areas of the 12th edition of the international exhibition include Finland as partner country, a symposium on “Jazz and Improvisation for Children”, the export platform “German Jazz Expo” and further topics relevant to the world of jazz. The exhibition has... read more

Cycling without age

by Lars Thorborg on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 10:17
The last 2 years I had a fantastic job as volunteer, I drove rickshaw around in Copenhagen with elderly people, all staying in the rest home  "Faelledgaarden". The sakura picture is from 2016, and the lady to the left is 99 years. This Danish movement is called "Cycling without age" and is now established all over Denmark... read more

"Sounds of Denmark" in London!

by JazzDanmark on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 10:11
In September 2017 JazzDanmark will introduce the second edition of Sounds of Denmark; a 5 day long festival in London with a line-up of more than 30 Danish musicians - in 7 different groups.  The festival will once more happen at the prestigious PizzaExpress Jazz Club in Soho. Sounds of Denmark is made in... read more

Short is the Night - 26/06/2017

by Handelsbeurs concert hall on Wed, 12/04/2017 - 10:08
Handelsbeurs Concert Hall provides a night full of intimate music, making sure the shortest night passes by slowly. This second edition we spend whole night with pure music by Ictus & Liesa Van der Aa, dancer Fumiyo Ikeda (ROSAS), long drinks and good company.    They bring compositions by a.o. Morton... read more

AGREEMENT PUGLIA SOUNDS / EJN reconfirmed for 2017

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Wed, 05/04/2017 - 12:50
We are very happy to announce that the agreement between Puglia Sounds and EJN for the circulation of music projects from the Apulian region across the EJN membership has been reconfirmed for 2017!   Any EJN member organisation that will include music projects from Puglia in the programming of its festival/venue/club in... read more

Slovenia Jazz Showcase at the European Jazz Conference 2017

by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 04/04/2017 - 16:27
Cankarjev dom and Europe Jazz Network hereby announce their selection of the seven projects to be presented at the Slovenia Jazz Showcase, running on 22 and 23 September 2017 in the framework of the European Jazz Conference in Ljubljana. The selected projects (in alphabetical order) are:   ARTBEATERS BOWRAIN DRAGO... read more

AJC’s General Assembly and showcases in Luxembourg

by Music:LX on Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:51
After the successful 2016 edition of the Luxembourg Jazz Meeting & Friends, music:LX is pleased to continue the partnership with the Abbey of Neumünster and organize the General Assembly of the French Association Jazzé Croisé at Neumünster on the 29th and 30th of March. Every year, a member of AJC (gathering the most... read more

Jazz North Education Conference 2017

by Jazz North on Tue, 28/02/2017 - 10:08
Tuesday 21 March - The Carriageworks The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD, England This year's theme is 'improvisation as a catalyst for learning and child development'.  EJN colleagues and other interested people are welcome to join us for the day in Leeds, England or via... read more


by Turner Sims Southampton on Mon, 27/02/2017 - 20:10
Thursday 16 March 8pm, Turner Sims Southampton Peer into the defining year for jazz, 1917, with pianist, composer and bandleader, Peter Edwards.   1917 saw the births of some of the most influential jazz artists, including composer ‘Tadd’ Dameron, singer Ella Fitzgerald, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, pianist Thelonious Monk... read more

The Snowdrops and Primroses Festival

by Cankarjev dom on Mon, 27/02/2017 - 19:48
TUE, 7 March 2017 3rd One-day Festival of Slovenian Jazz Creativity   17.00 How the Provinces Co-shape the Slovenian Jazz Landscape in Relation to Ljubljana and Maribor Round table chaired by: Miha Zadnikar M3–4 Hall 18.00 Alchemical Playgrounds Marko Lasič, drums, percussion; Matjaž Bajc, double bass; Mimo... read more

Trondheim Jazz Orchestra - updates summer 2017

by Midtnorsk Jazzsenter (MNJ) on Mon, 27/02/2017 - 19:34
Trondheim Jazz Orchestra (TJO) recently did two nights at Blue Note / New York with Chick Corea. We are happy to tell that this wonderful project will be presented July 9th at North Sea Jazz Festival 2017.     The TJO will do other interesting projects as well this summer (remember the line-up is always changing):... read more

SPECTRUM / creative music for curious ears

by Improvised Music Company on Mon, 27/02/2017 - 19:10
DUBLIN March 10-12th 2017 A new festival experience for fans of innovative music-making, SPECTRUM presents a widely diverse programme of music that flows through the prism of the jazz approach; its output a miscellany of sound, covering a full spectrum through jazz, progressive, rock, alt-folk to electronica. Presented by... read more

WOMEX 17 in Katowice - Call for Proposals for Showcases, Conference and Film

by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Mon, 27/02/2017 - 18:56
A growing number of WOMEX showcases features jazz or related styles and artists. WOMEX is heading to Katowice, Poland from 25-29 October 2017 and - as boundaries between 'genres' and 'industry scenes' continue to blur - we want you more than ever! If you want to perform as a showcase artist or DJ, present your film or spread... read more

jazzahead! registration: important deadlines & guide entry

by jazzahead! on Mon, 27/02/2017 - 18:44
If you’re interested in booking an own trade fair stand at jazzahead!, you best act quickly, as there are only few spaces still available. Information regarding spaces, package prices and the registration forms can be found here.   In the following, you can find the last important dates for the upcoming jazzahead!... read more

Paris Jazz Club agenda - February 2017

by Association Paris Jazz Club on Mon, 27/02/2017 - 18:42
Paris Jazz Club is the only free and monthly Jazz schedule in Paris and its suburb published in 30 000 copies and distributed in 500 delivery points (Jazz clubs, concert hall, music schools, cultural centers, music stores, luxury hotels, airports, Fnac, tourism offices, etc). More than... read more

Jazzahead! 2017 celebrates Jazz aus Finnland - and you are invited!

by Annamaija Music Company on Mon, 27/02/2017 - 18:33
As most of you allready know, Jazzahead! has chosen Finland as the partner country for the 2017 edition. Finland will be visible throughout the event on 27-30 April. The Finnish EJN members - Tampere Jazz Happening, Raahe Jazz on the Beach, April Jazz, Finnish Jazz Federation, Annamaija Music Company, UMO Jazz Orchestra and Flame... read more

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Slovenia Showcase at European Jazz Conference 2017

by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 21/02/2017 - 18:14
Cankarjev dom (CD) and Europe Jazz Network (EJN) hereby issue a call for applications for music projects to be featured at the Slovenia Showcase Festival, taking place on 22 and 23 September 2017 in CD Club within the scope of the European Jazz Conference 2017* (EJC). Artists applying for this festival must be citizens of the... read more

Nørdic Frames - Electronic & Nu Contemporary Music festival in Venice

by Veneto Jazz on Mon, 30/01/2017 - 11:55
PROGRAM:   Friday 03rd february @ Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi (Venice) 4.30pm Aperitif & DJ set free entry 7.30pm EIVIND AARSET trio "I.E" with WETLE HOLTE  & AUDUN ERLIEN   Tickets: 20 € full price – 15€ reduced  (Members Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana and students)... read more


by Association Paris Jazz Club on Fri, 23/12/2016 - 10:54
PARIS JAZZ CLUB is pleased to invite you on the following french showcases as part of FRENCH QUARTER, Jazz in NYC 2017 From Jan 7 to Jan 10, 2017   Jan 7 – 6pm @ Bitter Ends – Winter Jazz Festival  : IMANY / Vincent PEIRANI & Emile PARISIEN / Raphael IMBERT & Co Jan 8 – 6 pm @ Gansevoort Meatpacking... read more

Tuesday Clubing at Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana. Jan/Feb

by Cankarjev dom on Wed, 14/12/2016 - 17:21
17. 1, 20.00 BIG BAND RTV SLO & GAŠPER BERTONCELJ Conductor: Tadej Tomšič; Gašper Bertoncelj, drums; special guest: Wojciech Pulcyn, double bass Drummer Gašper Bertoncelj has become a big name in Slovenian jazz. Despite pursuing an illustrious international career – having asserted himself as an elite talent displaying... read more

New album for Organic Trio

by Music:LX on Wed, 14/12/2016 - 16:20
A new album by Organic Trio is coming soon. Saturn’s Spell, second album for the band, will be worldwide released in January 2017 by Jazz Family (FR).   The trio is an encounter between Europe and Unites States.  Formed by New Orleans’ guitarist Brian Seeger, the French organist Jean-Yves Yung and the Luxembourgish... read more

BMC records new releases & Opus Jazz Club events

by Budapest Music Center (bmc) on Wed, 14/12/2016 - 11:27
Opus Jazz Club’s highlights for December/January (for details click titles): dec.1. Julia Kadel Trio (D) dec. 9. FAZIOLI Nights│Michael Wollny (D) dec.14. Trio Oliva / Boisseau / Rainey (F/USA) dec.17. Emile Parisien « Sfumato » Quintet (F/P) jan.7. Pulcinella (F) jan.11. Bálint Gyémánt Trió feat.... read more

Jazz musician Lander Gyselinck wins the Flemish culture prize for music 2015

by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Wed, 14/12/2016 - 10:58
The top drummer Lander Gyselinck received the Flemish Culture Prize for Music 2015 from the Flemish Minister of Culture Sven Gatz. The prize consists of a sum of €10,000 and a bronze work of art.   The jury selected a talented young man (born in Ghent in 1987) with an unbelievable track record. For some time now Gyselinck... read more

Luxembourg Jazz Meeting 2016

by Music:LX on Fri, 25/11/2016 - 09:21
Music:LX, in collaboration with by now traditional partner for this event neimënster, is proud to announce that the third edition of the Luxembourg Jazz Meeting will take place from November 25th  to 27th, 2016 at the Neümunster Abbey. This year’s edition will feature major artists from the Luxembourgish Jazz scene such... read more

Artistic propositions from music:LX

by Music:LX on Mon, 14/11/2016 - 11:05
PASCAL SCHUMACHER LEFT TOKYO RIGHT Label : Laborie Jazz (FR)   Members: Pascal Schumacher (Vibraphone) (LU), Franz von Chossy (Piano) (NL), Pol Belardi (Bass) (LU), Jens Düppe (Battery) (DE)   Most certainly one of the best European vibraphonists, Pascal Schumacher has been relentless in assuring his position as a... read more

Catania Jazz season 2016/2017

by Associazione Catania Jazz on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:53
Only extraordinary news can arrive from an extraordinary island like Sicily!! The next season concerts of Catania Jazz is sold-out already on all three nights on the MA and almost sold-out on the big ABC theater. For the forth year,people buy the concerts of Catania Jazz with eleven months in advance without to know the program... read more

Novara Jazz season 2016/2017

by Novara Jazz on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:52
PROGRAMME sabato 08/10/2016 21.00 Attico delle Arti KUDOKU Daniele Ninarello & Dan Kinzelman Daniele Ninarello (danza); Dan Kinzelman (sax, elettronica)   taste of jazz giovedì 13/10/2016 20.30 Opificio cucina e bottega Chicken Race Jacopo Giudici (chitarra, percussioni) ; Lorenzo Giudici (basso elettrico);... read more

Jazz at Sage Gateshead

by Sage Gateshead on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:50
This autumn brings a host of great jazz talent to Sage Gateshead. GRAMMY winning saxophonist, composer and bandleader Tim Garland Quartet returns with his all star quartet featuring Jason Rebello, Asaf Sirkis and Ant Law (21 October). The New York based jazz trio The Bad Plus play tracks from their latest album It's Hard (... read more

Criss Cross Europe band 2016

by JazzLab Series on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:32
Criss Cross Europe brings together five young and highly talented musicians from Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, The Netherlands and Slovakia. The project searches for the building blocks that are the keys to long-term international careers for European jazz musicians. With this goal in mind, the participating partners organise... read more

Jazz Migration 2017 opening concert

by AJC Association Jazzé Croisé on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:31
We organise every year the opening concert of Jazz Migration laureates before they open a tour that will lead to more than 70 concerts in 2017. These year, our 4 laureates,  Post K - Jean Dousteyssier, Pj5 - Paul Jarret, Quatuor Machaut - Quentin Biardeau, Watchdog - Anne Quillier... read more

Istanbul Ekspres 2016

by Handelsbeurs concert hall on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:13
Handelsbeurs Concert Hall organises with De Centrale the annual festival Istanbul Ekspres. This festival focusses on the rich and lively music scene of Istanbul. During 10 days you can discover what is going on in this musical hotbed. From Turkish pop and rock, through oriental jazz or festive Balkan music, right up to the... read more

Tuesday clubbing series - Autumn 2016

by Cankarjev dom on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:07
4 October at 20.00 Kris Defoort Diving Poet Society Veronika Harcsa, vocals – turquoise; Guillaume Orti, alto saxophone – orange; Kris Defoort, piano – violet; Nicolas Thys, bass – dark blue; Lander Gyselinck, drums – light blue   Kris Defoort, one of the preeminent figures of Belgian jazz, as well as chamber and... read more

jazzahead! 2016 Call for Showcase applications

by jazzahead! on Thu, 20/10/2016 - 12:20
From now on, you can apply for the showcase festival. As in the previous years, exhibitors, co-exhibitors and also professional participants registered for all days, can hand in an application online. The deadline for band applications is October 31st, 2016. You’ll find more info about the terms and conditions online. New is, that... read more

Jazz ‘supergroup’ The Impossible Gentleman return to Turner Sims

by Turner Sims Southampton on Mon, 10/10/2016 - 19:10
On Friday 14 October Anglo– American jazz ‘supergroup’, The Impossible Gentleman are set to play Turner Sims. Featuring five internationally acclaimed talents: Gwilym Simcock, Mike Walker, Steve Rodby, Adam Nussbaum and Iain Dixon, coming together to create something new and powerful. The Impossible Gentleman have built up an... read more

35. Skopje Jazz Festival (13 - 16 October 2016)

by Skopje Jazz Festival on Wed, 28/09/2016 - 12:29
The 35th Skopje Jazz Festival will take place between 13 – 16 October 2016 in the center of the Macedonian capital, with events at the Macedonian National theater, MKC Dancing Hall and City Hall Center. PROGRAMME 13 October Bojan Z (France) Julian Lage Trio (USA) 14 October Vinicius Cantuaria canta Jobim (... read more

#jazz4italy - Italian jazz for the reconstruction after the earthquake

by I-Jazz on Fri, 02/09/2016 - 11:29
After the terrible events of the earthquake that in the night of 24 August hit heavily the center of Italy, the event "Italian Jazz for l'Aquila" has been adapted to become "Italian Jazz for Amatrice and the other areas hit by the earthquake". An act of solidarity towards the area that has became the symbol of this tragic events... read more

JAZZMI, Milano, November 4 - 15, 2016

by Ponderosa Music and Art on Fri, 26/08/2016 - 11:27
Ponderosa Music & Art in collaborazione con CRT Teatro dell'Arte e Blue Note Milano presenta dal 4 al 15 novembre 2016 JAZZMI, un festival jazz moderno, dinamico, diffuso.  Con più di 80 concerti e un cartellone ricco di artisti tra i più affermati del panorama Jazz internazionale classico e contemporaneo, JAZZMI si... read more

Seven days of Danish jazz in London

by JazzDanmark on Fri, 08/07/2016 - 12:35
Denmark is well-known for Borgen and bacon in the UK, but perhaps less known for their vibrant and varied jazz scene. Now you can experience Sounds of Denmark, a remarkable seven day festival at one of London’s premier venues, the PizzaExpress Jazz Club. The festival is a new and ambitious exporting project made in collaboration... read more

JAZZ SUR SEINE, the Paris jazz clubs do their festival!

by Association Paris Jazz Club on Fri, 08/07/2016 - 12:27
7 - 22 October 2016 25 clubs, 125 concerts, 450 artists with ... 1 pass! On tuesday, October 11th, a great event of 18 showcases is organized to promote the new french jazz scene for professionals of all countries. This event will be the occasion to also celebrate the PARIS JAZZ CLUB 10th anniversary ! More infos :... read more

A new partner for music:LX: the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest (US)

by Music:LX on Fri, 08/07/2016 - 11:29
Since its creation in 2011, music:LX never stops looking for new opportunities to promote Luxembourgish artists abroad. music:LX is pleased to announce the prestigious partnership established with the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest (US). Started in 1990, the Summer Fest has grown into one of the US’s most important... read more

Dutch Jazz Archive presents local jazzheroes on new website

by Nederlands Jazz Archief (Dutch Jazz Archive) on Fri, 08/07/2016 - 11:25
With pleasure we inform you on the launch of our latest internet project called jazzheroes. This website (in dutch:, offers 100 filmed portraits of Dutch musicians such as Han Bennink, Eric Vloeimans, Benjamin Herman and many more.   The first 67 jazzportraits were presented last week in Rotterdam with more... read more

10 x 10 northern line showcase day

by Jazz North on Fri, 08/07/2016 - 10:52
On Monday 25th July Jazz North will be presenting 10 artists in 10 hours at their 2016 northern line showcase day at Manchester Jazz Festival. Northern line is Jazz North’s exciting touring initiative that offers a hand-picked roster of northern artists selected by a panel of industry specialists. northern line enables... read more

Jazz@Turner Sims Autumn 2016

by Turner Sims Southampton on Fri, 08/07/2016 - 10:35
Across 10 headline events this Autumn Turner Sims presents some of the best new British jazz, alongside pioneering European artists and legendary American performers. Two jazz ‘supergroups’ head the Autumn jazz season line-up. Anglo-American quintet The Impossible Gentlemen return with material from their new album Let’s Get... read more

Sage Gateshead event highlights - fall 2016

by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 08/07/2016 - 10:22
Tusk Festival, Friday 14 to Sunday 16 October  TUSK Festival brings its ambitious and uniquely diverse 3-day programme of genre-defying out-there and experimental international music to the North East of England. Now as part of a new partnership with Sage Gateshead, TUSK has a new home on the south bank of the River... read more

WOMEX 16 announces Showcase and Conference Programme for Santiago de Compostela

by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Fri, 08/07/2016 - 10:13
Did you know that more than 50% of the ‘WOMEXicans’ (which is what you call the about 2,500 participants of WOMEX – the World Music Expo), are dealing with jazz music in their everyday work? This number is rising year-by-year and the WOMEX line-up is opening to more diverse mixes of styles and stories than ever before, making... read more

European Jazz Conference 2016 programme announced!

by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Wed, 06/07/2016 - 09:33
Registration is now open for the 3rd European Jazz Conference, taking place 22 to 25 September 2016 in Wrocław, Poland, European Capital of Culture for 2016. The European Jazz Conference 2016 is co-organised by Europe Jazz Network (EJN), the National Forum of Music and Jazztopad Festival, takes place in the framework of the... read more

A message from Antonio Princigalli, Puglia Sounds Coordinator

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Thu, 30/06/2016 - 17:15
Dear all, I am writing to inform you that tomorrow, July 1, 2016, I will end my role as coordinator of Puglia Sounds.  The most innovative project for the development of "music system" ever to be made in Italy.  Since 2010 we have organized 5 editions of Medimex, promoted around 800 concerts in 80 countries around... read more

Down With Jazz

by Improvised Music Company on Mon, 30/05/2016 - 16:54
7:30pm, Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th June Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin Tickets €15 - €25 Book: 2016: Jazz Rising A centenary celebration of rousing and rising, swinging and scatting at Down With Jazz this June Bank holiday weekend in Meeting House Square... read more


by Veneto Jazz on Wed, 25/05/2016 - 12:41
The Summer Jazz Workshop will take place in Chioggia, close to Venice and on the seaside, from 16 to 23 July 2016. It is already in its 26th edition and is one of the most outstanding of its kind in Europe, a true training course held by extremely highly qualified musicians. Veneto Jazz... read more

New releases from Luxembourgish Artists

by Music:LX on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 19:46
Luxembourg is a fertile ground for jazz music, as reflected by its artists’ current projects. Benoît Martiny and his band opened up the year with their CD and DVD release “The Grand Cosmic Journey” (Badass Yogi Productions) in February. The album was recorded at the Like a Jazz Machine Festival in Dudelange (southern Luxembourg... read more

Puglia Sounds updates May - June 2016

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 18:26
During the months of May and June 2016, Puglia Sounds programming will include the tour in Europe and Asia of the some of the best Apulian jazz musicians. On May the 7th , the collective Puglia Jazz Factory, the new challenge of Italian jazz, will present at the international... read more

Jazz Migration 2016 bands announced!

by AJC Association Jazzé Croisé on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 17:07
We are happy to announce the 4 bands who will take part in the next Jazz Migration promotion in 2016 and 2017: PJ5 - sponsored by the Paris Jazz Festival Paul Jarret : guitar, composition Maxence Ravelomanantsoa : tenor sax Leo Pellet: trombone Alexandre Perrot : double bass Ariel Tessier : drums Post K - sponsored by... read more

Ha’fest in Ghent: 11-14 May 2016

by Handelsbeurs concert hall on Mon, 09/05/2016 - 16:28
Ha’fest is a four day festival with concerts in Handelsbeurs Concert Hall and on other locations. There are somewhat eight concerts and the public event Radio Crochet in which literally everybody can partake. Ha'fest is also a carbon copy of what the Handelsbeurs represents: exceeding the boundaries in music. The third Ha’fest... read more

Like a Jazz Machine 2016

by Music:LX on Sat, 07/05/2016 - 11:53
Once more for the 2016 edition music:LX, Luxembourg’s Export Office, is a partner of Like a Jazz Machine Festival. Held in the CCRD opderschmelz in Dudelange (southern Luxembourg) from the 5th to the 8th of May 2016, the fifth edition of this international jazz festival will be a common platform for artists, the public and music... read more

Seminar on Jazz for Young people at Maijazz Festival

by Vestnorsk Jazzsenter on Thu, 05/05/2016 - 14:11
Europe Jazz Network (EJN) and Vestnorsk jazzsenter are organising a seminar in the framework of “Jazz for Young People” project in Stavanger, Norway, on May 5-6, during Maijazz festival, one of the key international jazz festivals of Norway.   The seminar will deal with research-based aspects of how to make and present... read more

Grand finale of Melting Pot made in Wroclaw, 26 – 30 April 2016

by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 28/04/2016 - 15:44
A project celebrating the UNESCO International Jazz Day & the European Capital of Culture, Wroclaw 2016, supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.   For eight editions, starting in September 2013 until February 2016, young improvisers from various European countries came together to join forces... read more

SAVE THE DATE: European Jazz Conference 2017

by Cankarjev dom on Thu, 21/04/2016 - 18:07
21-24 September, Ljubljana, Slovenia The 4th European Jazz Conference, the most important annual meeting of jazz professionals in Europe is centered on building relationships between jazz professionals in Europe, developing new projects and artistic collaborations, sharing expertise,... read more


by jazzahead! on Tue, 19/04/2016 - 11:29
From musical theatre via literature and new music to jazz - the jazzahead! Festival presents Swiss productions and top international jazz acts as part of the festival The jazzahead! Festival is scheduled to take place from 7 to 24 April in Bremen, the full program is now announced. Under the motto schweizsuissesvizzerasvizra,... read more

ARUAN ORTIZ TRIO, Tuesday clubbing at Cankarjev dom

by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 15/03/2016 - 11:55
ARUAN ORTIZ TRIO  featuring Brad Jones & Chad Taylor 15 March, 20.00h at Cankarjev dom Club, Ljulbljana, Slovenia Aruan Ortiz, piano; Brad Jones, bass; Chad Taylor, drums A prominent representative of the new generation of Cuban pianists, Aruan Artiz was launched into the New York jazz orbit after coming to... read more


by Cankarjev dom on Tue, 08/03/2016 - 11:21
Joachim Kühn, piano; Asja Valčič, cello; Edouard Prabhu, Indian percussions 8 March 2016, Cankarjev Dom club, Ljubljana, Slovenia Legendary German jazz pianist is at the top of his game engaging in outstanding solo recitals and various projects linking jazz piano with an array of exotic cultural traditions. What’s irresistible... read more

WOMEX 2016 Call for Proposals

by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Be part of WOMEX history!  WOMEX has opened its 2016 Call for Proposals. You can now apply to perform as a showcase artist or DJ, present your film or spread your knowledge in a conference session. Come and participate as a part of the programme of WOMEX 16 in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, 19-23... read more

Jazz Launch project - Call for Partners

by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
A start to a great international career for talented European jazz musicians   The background For young jazz musicians, touring abroad is not straightforward. Concert venues sometimes hesitate to include jazz in their programme, or only go for the bigger names, leaving upcoming talents without many opportunities. The... read more

Puglia Sounds at jazzahead! 2016

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Puglia Sounds will attend Jazzahead! to promote artists and companies from the Apulian jazz music scene   We would like to welcome you all on Saturday the 23rd April  at 17h00 at  Puglia Sounds stand (A27)  to enjoy delicious Apulian specialties and wine... read more

Jazz North’s northern line artist showcase date announced

by Jazz North on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Monday 25th July is the date for 4th round of Jazz North’s northern line artist roster showcase. The day long showcase will take place as part of this year’s Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf).   Northern line is an initiative designed to benefit artists, audiences and promoters in the North of England by making high... read more

The 3rd Annual European Bigband Composer Competition

by JazzDanmark on Sun, 21/02/2016 - 16:31
Theme: Music to the words of Ursula Andkjær Olsen A competition for bigbandcomposers. Final concert in Valby Culturehouse June 20th 2016 1st price 800 Euro 2nd price 300 Euro How to apply Before February 25th;  Apply for the competition by mailing us; • your contact information (name, address, birthdate, mail... read more

8th Melting Pot laboratory made in Wroclaw

by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Wed, 17/02/2016 - 13:39
The 8th Melting Pot laboratory took place on the 13-14 February 2016 in Wrocław, Poland, as part of a series of encounters between musicians of different European countries and artists of other fields, in this case puppets theatre, centred on the ideas of collective improvisation and of dialogue between different art forms. The... read more


by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:54
Three acclaimed jazz musicians from Norway visit Turner Sims this Spring, as part of a special focus on Norway. 20 years ago, in 1996, a ground-breaking moment in jazz occurred with the release of New Conception of Jazz, an album by Norwegian keyboard player Bugge Wesseltoft which mixed improvised music with electronics and... read more

Jeff Herr Corporation and Gast Waltzing named Export Artists of the Year

by Music:LX on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:33
Jeff Herr Corporation has been awarded the Export Artist of the Year Award 2015 by Music : LX, Luxembourg Export Office, in the Jazz Category after successfully having played many international Festivals such as Nevers Jazz Festival, Reims Jazz Festival, Goa Jazz Festival and many more, on which he presented the material of his... read more


by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 16:57
Jazz Finland LIVE is a new form of funding for promoting professional jazz concert organizers around the country. The goal is to provide support for regular and sustained jazz concert series. The Finnish Music Foundation MES granted 139 000 euros for the pilot project in 2016.   Jazz Finland LIVE is a project coordinated by... read more


by Association Paris Jazz Club on Tue, 12/01/2016 - 10:56
The Best of French Jazz in New York ! From January 16th to 20th, 2016. The Django - Roxy Hotel, Winter Jazz Festival 2016 / Dizzyʼs Club Coca Cola / Smalls Jazz Club / Drom / Mezzrow. For it 3rd edition, FRENCH QUARTER is back in New York with even more venues, and especially with one as part of the prestigious... read more is now online!

by I-Jazz on Wed, 23/12/2015 - 15:48
On the 21st December 2015, the first comprehensive web portal dedicated to jazz in Italy, was published online and presented at the Casa del Jazz in Rome.  Created by I-Jazz, the Italian association of jazz festivals, in collaboration with MIDJ, the association of jazz musicians, the website is a... read more


by jazzahead! on Mon, 21/12/2015 - 11:55
40 Bands from 16 countries have been selected for the jazzahead! showcase festival / A total of 587 applications from 42 countries.  The four juries selecting the jazzahead! showcase program had, once again, a lot on their hands: 587 bands from 43 countries submitted their application. This is an increase of 26% compared... read more

Spring 2016 Listings

by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 09/12/2015 - 17:13
BUGGE WESSELTOFT Friday 12 February 8pm Norway’s Bugge Wesseltoft is one of the most notable trendsetters in contemporary European jazz. Since the 1990s he has made an impressive, truly post-modern transition from his ECM nordic jazz traditions, from playing and recording together with the likes of Jan Garbarek, Sidsel... read more

7th Melting Pot laboratory in Wroclaw Poland

by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:23
The 7th Melting Pot improvisation laboratory took place on the 22 November 2015 during the 12th Jazztopad Festival in Wrocław, Poland. In the framework of Melting Pot a roundtable debate also took place with the title “Balancing the bottom line with innovative programming” on the 23 November involving artists, representatives from... read more

Jazz Migration 2016 opening concert

by AJC Association Jazzé Croisé on Mon, 30/11/2015 - 15:27
 Since 2002, AJC’s members program Jazz Migration strives to promote and develop the careers of young musicians from the French jazz scene, based on the determination and a common desire to festivals, venues and partners to offer a genuine opportunity to the wealth of talent living in our land. In 2016, AJC is offering a... read more

Fabulous Swedish Jazz on Stage in Germany

by Svensk Jazz on Thu, 26/11/2015 - 17:54
Fabulous Swedish Jazz on Stage will take place November 8th in Berlin and November 26th in Munich. The aim is to give an international platform to jazz artists from Sweden and promote the Swedish jazz scene in Germany.   November 8th at the Swedish Embassy in Berlin (Brunch showcase) Isabella Lundgren and Carl Bagge... read more

Jazz Expo Trondheim 2015

by Midtnorsk Jazzsenter (MNJ) on Tue, 17/11/2015 - 16:09
Midtnorsk jazzsenter (MNJ) organize a new event in Trondheim (Norway) Wednesday November 18th 2015 called “Jazz Expo Trondheim 2015”. Please see program attached.   Program: Singers from Trondheim Voices & Asle Karstad/Maccasolve sound design ( Eldbjørg Raknes (vocal) & Oscar... read more


by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 13/11/2015 - 12:28
17 November, at 20.00 ROB MAZUREK “50”: ROB MAZUREK BLACK CUBE SP Rob Mazurek, compositions, cornet, electronics; Mauricio Takara, cavaquinho guitar, percussion, electronics; Guilherme Granado, keyboards, sampler, synthesizer, vocals; Thomas Rohrer, rabeca fiddle, soprano saxophone   One of the main protagonists of the... read more

STRUT at The Peacock

by Improvised Music Company on Fri, 06/11/2015 - 16:10
4-night pop-up Jazz Club November 18-21st The Abbey Theatre, Dublin From New Yorks ‘Village Vanguard’ to London’s ‘Ronnie Scott’s’, the quintessential jazz club has always been at the fulcrum of urban musical creativity. The intimate setting and dynamic between audience and... read more


by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Sat, 24/10/2015 - 17:52
"We, World Music delegates at Womex in Budapest, want to express our solidarity with refugees in Europe. The refugee situation is unacceptable: closing borders, building walls, using violence against people escaping from war and poverty are the signs of policies based on fear. Europe was founded on the values of hospitality,... read more

Jazz at WOMEX 15 - Budapest, Hungary

by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Sun, 18/10/2015 - 16:18
Jazz “is the sound of surprise” (W. Balliett's) - so come to be surprised! Celebrating diversity in music for the 21st time, WOMEX 15 (21 to 25 October in Budapest) covers the elastic breadth of Jazz with an exceptional range of artists from around the globe. Highlights of this year's showcases include: Trumpeter... read more

Double Finnish concert at Cankarjev Dom in Ljubljana!

by Cankarjev dom on Mon, 12/10/2015 - 10:39
Kimmo Pohjonen, Samuli Kosminen & Proton String Quartet / Mopo We start with accordion wizard, Kimmo Pohjonen,  and then continue with a young talented jazz trio, Mopo. October 13th, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana "Calling Kimmo Pohjonen an accordionist is a bit like describing Encyclopaedia... read more

FABULA - Improvisation camp for Children

by JazzDanmark on Thu, 08/10/2015 - 15:16
A new inter-nordic improvisation camp for children will see the light of day in November. JazzDanmark organizes the camp along with the two nordic partners Improbasen in Norway and Scenkonstbolaget in Sweden. By bringing together 36 nordic children between 9-13 as well as 6 professional and passionate teachers, Fabula... read more

Jazz sur Seine: 09-24 October 2015

by Association Paris Jazz Club on Thu, 08/10/2015 - 13:49
20 Clubs, 120 Concerts, 450 artists with... 1 pass! Between 9 and 24 October the 4th edition of the "Jazz sur Seine" Festival will take place in the area of Paris. ​16 intense, festive, pedagogic and professional days in order to discover many jazz clubs, creative spaces and the music stars of tomorrow. On... read more


by JazzDanmark on Tue, 08/09/2015 - 16:14
​JazzDanmark has just launched the program for the largest think tank for Danish jazz ever.  An expert jury will help the participants develop the best ideas for the genre based on questions about audience development, business models, accessibility, support of young talents, among others. The team that creates the best... read more

EJN's Nordic dimension marches young bands on big stages

by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Mon, 07/09/2015 - 20:14
The jazz federations in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Iceland have worked together for over 15 years to provide platforms for young and talented jazz musicians. Young Nordic Jazz Comets has been their flagship project to present bands from each of the Nordic countries since year 2000. The past few years have been pivotal... read more

Belgian Jazz Meeting 2015

by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Fri, 04/09/2015 - 14:52
The Belgian Jazz Meeting is a biannual showcase happening and professional networking event. The aim is to give an international platform to jazz artists from Belgium and promote the Belgian jazz scene abroad. Between September 4 and 6 2015, Bruges will come alive with the sound of Belgian jazz. After the... read more

Grand Opening of the National Forum of Music

by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 03/09/2015 - 17:49
The official inauguration of the new venue for the National Forum of Music will take place on the 4 September 2015 in Wrocław, Poland. SPACES FOR BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCES National Form of Music in Wrocław is the most significant cultural development in Poland and the centre of music performance in Wrocław. Acting also as the home... read more

6 September: Italian jazz unites for L'Aquila

by I-Jazz on Fri, 21/08/2015 - 16:30
On the 6th of September 2015 the biggest event in the history of Italian jazz will take place in the city of L’Aquila, with 600 artists performing in 100 shows over only 12 hours to support the reconstruction of the city that was almost totally destroyed by a huge earthquake in 2009.   The idea for the event started from... read more

Italian jazz artists join forces for L'Aquila

by I-Jazz on Tue, 07/07/2015 - 19:55
On the 6th September 2015 what is expected to be the biggest gathering of Italian jazz artists in history will take place in the city of L’Aquila to support the reconstruction of the city that was almost totally destroyed by a huge earthquake in 2009. The call for artists to join the event started from Dario Franceschini,... read more

Lesley Jackson to join Jazz North as Executive Director

by Jazz North on Thu, 25/06/2015 - 17:21
Jazz North, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, is delighted to announce the appointment of Lesley Jackson as Executive Director from September 2015. This is a new position for Jazz North as we change from being a project funded organisation to become an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO). As... read more

Agreement with Puglia Sounds reconfirmed for 2016

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Wed, 17/06/2015 - 11:40
We are happy to announce that the agreement between EJN and Puglia Sounds has been reconfirmed for the year 2016. Puglia Sounds, member of EJN since 2012, is the programme of the Apulia region of Italy for the development and promotion of regional music. For the year 2016 Puglia Sounds has designated a total amount of € 30.000... read more

Lisboa Mistura 2015

by Sons da Lusofonia on Mon, 15/06/2015 - 15:13
The 2015 edition of Lisbon's intercultural Festival will take place between the 17th and 21st of June 2015. The event is organised by Sons de Lusofonia, a member of Europe Jazz Network. Lisboa Mistura has positioned itself, since its first edition in 2006, as a intercultural event that is determined to find and... read more

EJN delegation meets Italian Minister of Culture

by I-Jazz on Tue, 09/06/2015 - 16:24
A presentation of the calendar of Italian jazz Festivals took place on the 3rd June 2015 in Rome at the presence of Dario Franceschini, Italian Minister of Culture, at MiBACT, Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism. The meeting was organised by I-jazz, the Italian network of jazz Festivals, a member of... read more

jazzahead! starts in 3 days

by jazzahead! on Mon, 20/04/2015 - 17:59
The 2015 edition of jazzahead!, the most important international jazz trade fair, will take place between the 23rd and 26th of April 2015 in Bremen, Germany. Jazzahead, a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN), at its 10th anniversary has become a leading meeting point for the international jazz... read more

Sidony Box and Abraxas' Psychomagia at Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana

by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 17/04/2015 - 14:04
On the 21st April 2015 a great evening of jazz and improvised music will take place at Cankarjev dom, the biggest culture center and event hall in Slovenia, and a member of Europe Jazz Network (EJN). The evening will see the performances of Sidony Box and of Shanir Blumenkranz's Abraxas, that will... read more

Seminar on Jazz for Kids at Vossa Jazz Festival

by Vestnorsk Jazzsenter on Mon, 30/03/2015 - 01:00
A seminar on how to produce and presents seminars for young audiences using jazz and improvised music took place on the 27-28 March 2015 during Vossa Jazz Festival, in Voss Norway. The seminar included an intervention on "How to address your audience?" by Joe Townsend (Engaging Audiences and CoLab Creative Producer,... read more


by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 13/03/2015 - 19:05
Media Release: 13 March, 2015 T AKE THE GREEN TRAIN: A SEMINAR ON SUSTAINABILITY IN MUSIC One of the world’s major concert halls and a Europe-wide network of over 100 members from 30 countries are using the context of the 2015 Gateshead International Jazz Festival to explore environmental issues that concern both the music and... read more


by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:16
AGREEMENT BETWEEN PUGLIA SOUNDS AND EJN EJN and PUGLIA SOUNDS drew up an agreement which provides for some advantages for the EJN Members who will include musical projects from Puglia in their festivals or club programmes. Indeed, Puglia Sounds allocated a total budget of € 70.000,00 to support the mobility and dissemination... read more

Danish bands for the Tallin Music Week

by JazzDanmark on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:09
Rune Funch Picture Music and Emil de Waal+ Spejderrobot are together with three other Danish bands heading of to play the Tallinn Music Week as part of SPOT on Denmark. The five artists will be playing SPOT on Denmark on the 26th of March and then another showcase on either the 27th or the 28th of March. Ahead of the concerts a... read more

SVENSK JAZZ Swedish Sunday Brunch @ Jazzahead!

by Svensk Jazz on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:50
You must visit Sweden before leaving Bremen! Swedish Sunday Brunch will take place on Sunday the 26th April at Kito and our bus will be leaving from Bremen (Maritim hotel) at 11 am and we will be providing transfer to Bremen airport and Hamburg airport after the showcase. So, to be sure not to miss our fabulous event book your... read more

The tenth anniversary edition of jazzahead!

by jazzahead! on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:46
40 showcase concerts with an international diversity of 21 countries will be presented at the tenth anniversary edition of jazzahead! from April 23rd to 26th, 2015 in Bremen. For the first time, the concerts will take place on three different stages with staggered time slots, providing visitors with the opportunity to enjoy even... read more


by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:42
Flanders Arts Institute is a new organisation serving the arts sector in Flanders. On 1 January 2015 Flanders Music Centre, VTi (Institute for the Performing Arts in Flanders)and BAM (Flemish Institute for Visual, Audiovisual and Media Art) merged to form Flanders Arts Institute. The core functions include a focus on international... read more

TURNER SIMS celebrates this year the 40th anniversary

by Turner Sims Southampton on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:37
TURNER SIMS celebrates this year the 40th anniversary and, as part of the celebration, presented an exclusive weekend of music with composer and multi-instrumentalist John Surman on 7 and 8 February. For the upcoming events, visit 7/8 Feb John Surman Weeked JOHN SURMAN WEEKEND | Saturday 7 – Sunday... read more

Atlantic Music Expo and Sound of the Xity

by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:33
Atlantic Music Expo in Praia, Cabo Verde from 06 - 09 April 2015 After a successful second edition in 2014, Atlantic Music Expo (AME) will return to Cabo Verde in 2015, bringing together artists and music professionals from the islands, Africa and both sides of the Atlantic from 6 to 9 April... read more

Music LX news: Pianist Michel Reis / KhaliféSchumacherTristano

by Music:LX on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:14
Pianist Michel Reis announces new album and world tour! Improviser, composer, and arranger, the Luxembourgish pianist Michel Reis shares his passion for music all over the world. Having performed in Europe, the United States, Central America, Russia and Japan, he is proud and humbled to be developing an international reputation... read more

Mini Festival of Slovenian Jazz Music A Touch of Spring

by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 20/02/2015 - 09:18
24 feb - Cankarjev dom, CD Club - Slovenia Mini Festival of Slovenian Jazz Music A Touch of Spring SAMO ŠALAMON SLO BASSLESS TRIO + TROJNIK + VELKRO The new festival offers a platform for expression and promotion of younger generations of Slovenian jazz musicians by presenting new projects and albums within the local and... read more


by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 15/01/2015 - 17:11
JOHN SURMAN WEEKEND ( 7-8 February 2015   As part of our 40th anniversary, Turner Sims is delighted to present an exclusive weekend of music with composer and multi-instrumentalist John Surman. John Surman is one of Britain’s most well-... read more

Sage Gateshead's 10th Birthday

by Sage Gateshead on Thu, 18/12/2014 - 00:54
  Sage Gateshead's 10th Birthday Sage Gateshead first opened its doors in 2004 and so this year’s birthday is a really special one for us. You only get to turn ten once, after all. The fun has already begun with gigs from the Pet Shop Boys already under our belts, but we’re going to keep celebrating. In the... read more


by Cankarjev dom on Wed, 17/12/2014 - 20:03
Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia 3 Feb STEVE LEHMAN OCTET Steve Lehman, alto saxophone, electronica; Jonathan Finlayson, trumpet; Mark Shim, tenor saxophone; Chris Dingman, vibraphone; Tim Albright, trombone; Dan Peck, tuba; Drew Gress, bass; Tyshawn Sorey, drums A leading figure in new jazz, Steve Lehman mesmerised... read more

Istanbul Ekspres Festival: Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration

by Handelsbeurs concert hall on Thu, 06/11/2014 - 08:52
Istanbul Ekspres Festival: Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration Presentation of the project during Istanbul Ekspres Festival - 7/16 November 2014 at Handelsbeurs in Gent, Belgium.  On 5th November, the EJN Board of Directors met at Handelsbeurs in Gent at the opening of the Istanbul Ekspres Festival and met... read more

The shared History of European Jazz Roundtable/working group - 31st October 2014 at Fiera del Levante, Bari, Italy

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Sun, 02/11/2014 - 08:56
The shared History of European Jazz Roundtable/working group - 31st October 2014 at Fiera del Levante, Bari, Italy The roundtable was introduced by Giambattista Tofoni, EJN Network Manager, who outlined briefly the European context relative to the project supported by EACEA. The project was then presented by the coordinator... read more

Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration 24th October 2014 @ Womex

by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Sat, 25/10/2014 - 09:47
Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration Conference session - 24th October 2014 at Networking Room1, Cidade da Cultura, Santiago de Compostela, Spain The first conference session was an introduction of the first step of the activity Yolda/En Route/On the Road - Music and Migration, a project supported by EJN which... read more

Estonian jazzmusicians Voorand and Randalu received prominent music awards

by Estonian Jazz Union ( Eesti Jazz Liit ) on Mon, 06/10/2014 - 11:10
Estonian jazzmusicians Voorand and Randalu received prominent music awards During International Music Day on October 1, the Estonian Music Council and the Cultural Endowment of Estonia gave music awards to 13 distinguished Estonian musicians. The most prominent Estonian music award across all genres was granted to two jazz... read more


by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Thu, 18/09/2014 - 10:26
Jazz Finland Festival Opening Night: Young Nordic Jazz Comets 2014 Young Nordic Jazz Comets started in 2000 and has since been a recurring event in the Nordic jazz scene. The main purpose is to create attention to new jazz talents, giving them the opportunity to meet their future audience and to play at professional... read more


by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Fri, 12/09/2014 - 14:47
The Jazz Finland Festival, taking place in five different venues around Helsinki, is the largest showcase event of Finnish jazz to date. Organised by the Finnish Jazz Federation in co-operation with Music Finland, the Sibelius Academy and the Europe Jazz Network brings a large number of international players in the field of jazz... read more


by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 11:10
  MEDIMEX: THE EXPO OF MUSIC INNOVATION The fourth edition of Medimex – Music Innovation Expo – promoted byPuglia Sounds, will be held from Thursday 30th October till Saturday 1st November 2014. A three day Music Salon for an audience of music lovers and an international market fair addressed to... read more

jazzahead! 2015 Registration

by jazzahead! on Tue, 02/09/2014 - 10:44
  jazzahead! 2015 Registration Now you can register for jazzahead! as an exhibitor, co-exhibitor, professional participant or press representative. All prices and hall plans can be downloaded. In case you wish to discuss larger stand bookings beforehand, please contact Ms. Maleni Piyasiri. Step 1: To register... read more

Nils Lofgren

by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:42
  Nils Lofgren Friday 23rd January 2015, 8pm   Legendary American songwriter, virtuoso guitarist and pianist, Nils Lofgren returns to the UK in January 2015. After touring with Bruce Springsteen as a long-time member of the E Street Band on both the 2012-13 Wrecking Ball tour and the 2014 High Hopes... read more

Jazz North Introduces: opportunity for young northern jazz artists

by Jazz North on Tue, 27/05/2014 - 12:01
Jazz North Introduces: opportunity for young northern jazz artists   Jazz North Introduces is a new scheme that will provide young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile performance. This initiative builds on the mjf introduces scheme to showcase the very best new jazz talent from across the north. A... read more


by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Mon, 19/05/2014 - 11:48
10.3.2014 | news Finnish Jazz Federation organizes a Finnish showcase festival and an international export event in Helsinki on September 18 - 20, 2014. Jazz Finland festival includes a wide repertoire of live concerts open to public, a seminar and network events for international jazz professionals. Jazz Finland also hosts... read more

Ha'fest: Bureau of Atomic Tourism

by Handelsbeurs concert hall on Sat, 03/05/2014 - 10:12
Ha'fest is the newest, yearly festival by the Handelsbeurs. From May 7th to May 10th, the first edition takes place. Its meaning? To break free from the boundaries and genres. But we also move out of our house, with concerts in the Saint James' Church (Ghent) and on the Kouter square outside. On May 8th, we present The Bureau... read more


by Handelsbeurs concert hall on Sat, 03/05/2014 - 10:08
Ha'fest is the music celebration by the Handelsbeurs in Ghent. Roland Van Campenhout is more or less the central guest. A musician that is often called a blues-rock artist, but is so much more than that. He is a fantastic person with an enormous musical baggage, with which he easily swindles every single one. From 5-year olds... read more


by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Mon, 02/12/2013 - 11:14
    MEDITERRANEAN MUSIC EXPO MEDIMEX: THE EXPO OF MUSIC INNOVATION   8,000 m2 of exhibition area devoted to Italian and international music: showcases and concerts, meetings, innovation and technology Third Edition 6 - 8 DECEMBER, 2013 FIERA DEL LEVANTE - BARI http://www.... read more

Danish Vibes, 14th November 2013 at Mojo Club (Hamburg)

by JazzDanmark on Tue, 12/11/2013 - 17:25
– Experience Nordic Cool and Culture at the 2013 Danish Vibes Hamburg event! – A showcase of 4 trendsetting bands from the Jazz and World scenes – a taste of the Nordic cuisine with personality and edge by Jesper Witt Paustian and – an industry get-together and a music... read more


by Budapest Music Center (bmc) on Mon, 04/11/2013 - 17:34
POLISH JAZZ FOR BUDAPEST 2013 7-9 November Sparkling, versatile, innovative - these have been the trademarks of the Polish jazz scene for decades. Polish jazz musicians and groups have attained outstanding fame worldwide and are among the most sought-after artists. Continuing the fruitful co-operation with the Polish... read more


by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 30/10/2013 - 17:32
HUGH MASEKELA AND LARRY WILLIS Tuesday 5 November 8pm    Hugh Masekela trumpet Larry Willis piano   A rare opportunity to experience the intimate side of South African maestro Hugh Masekela, in a sumptuously lyrical series of duets with master pianist Larry Willis, revisiting a long... read more

Festival Jazz International Rotterdam 2013, from 24th to 27th October

by LantarenVenster on Wed, 23/10/2013 - 16:36


by FLANDERS ARTS INSTITUTE on Mon, 07/10/2013 - 10:29
Belgium Booms London 2013 - Sat. 5.10 - Tue 8.10 - Wed 9.10 - Fri 11.10 - Sat. 12-10 A week long series of parties, gigs, clubnights and film screenings celebrating the past, present and future of Belgian electronic music   From 5 till 12 October, the Belgian electronic music scene will cross the Channel... read more


by Wallonie - Bruxelles Musiques on Thu, 03/10/2013 - 20:03
Belgium Booms @ Waves Vienna 2013 Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 – Sunday, October 6th, 2013   Each October, Vienna’s most important clubs - Flex, Badeschiff, Fluc and Pratersauna – throw open their doors to a host of electronic, rock and club acts for the Waves Vienna Festival. True to its... read more

12 SHOWCASES to discover the French Jazz of Tomorrow!

by Association Paris Jazz Club on Wed, 25/09/2013 - 22:55
The PARIS JAZZ CLUB Association invites you in the Festival JAZZ SUR SEINE 2013 And in partnership with Adami to 12 SHOWCASES to discover the French Jazz of Tomorrow!   PROFESSIONAL INVITATION   From October 14 to 17 Duc des Lombards - Baiser Salé - Sunside Rue des Lombards – Paris... read more

It’s on! jazzahead! gives starting signal for applications for 2014 showcase festival

by jazzahead! on Wed, 25/09/2013 - 22:41
  Bremen, Germany, September 19th, 2013 It’s on! jazzahead! gives starting signal for applications for 2014 showcase festival The application process for jazzahead! 2014 (April 24 – 27, 2014) has started. Artist proposals can be submitted for the German Jazz Expo (artists from Germany), the Danish Night (jazz... read more


by Norsk Jazzforum on Tue, 27/08/2013 - 17:27
Six talented young bands are ready to dazzle the audience when Young Nordic Jazz Comets takes place in Trondheim, Norway, 12 September 2013 Young Nordic Jazz Comets (YNJC) started in 2000 and has since been a recurring event on the Nordic jazz scene. The main purpose is to create attention to new jazz talents, giving them the... read more

Belgian Jazz Meeting 2013

by Wallonie - Bruxelles Musiques on Tue, 13/08/2013 - 12:12
  BELGIAN JAZZ MEETING 2013! SEPTEMBER 6-8, LIEGE Friday 6, Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September 2013 : the 2nd edition of the Belgian Jazz Meeting. Belgian Jazz Meeting: A professional showcase event to discover Belgian jazz; 12 jazz groups selected by a jury of professionals of the Belgian... read more


by jazzahead! on Tue, 04/06/2013 - 11:28
We've added the last set of videos, i.e. those of the European Jazz Meeting with bands such as Arifa, Zoe Rahman, Tobias Preisig and lots more. That means you can now see the full recap of all jazzahead! 2013 showcases at ENJOY!  

Trondheim Voices of musical emergency

by Norsk Jazzforum on Mon, 03/06/2013 - 11:03
NEWS Trondheim Voices of musical emergency Pop music, social space and social conventions are artistic material when Trondheim Voices and Wild at Art from Wednesday 5 Jun Jun invites the public to Popludium - a five-day musical emergency in Postgården in Trondheim. read more

Lisa LeBlanc reçoit le prix Rapsat-Lelièvre 2013

by Wallonie - Bruxelles Musiques on Thu, 30/05/2013 - 11:47
L’auteure-compositrice-interprète Lisa LeBlanc reçoit le prix Rapsat-Lelièvre 2013 pour son magnifique album éponyme, où se reflète l’univers d’une artiste fougueuse dont les chansons, loin des mélodies pop actuelles, sont faites de « chair, de chaleur, d... read more


by Norsk Jazzforum on Tue, 28/05/2013 - 16:22
NORWEGIAN JAZZ LAUNCH 2013 Norwegian Jazz Launch is a launch programme for the new generation of jazz musicians.The 2013 programme is providing support for saxophonists Marius Neset and Karl Seglem, bassist Mats Eilertsen and the band Elephant9. by: CAMILLA SLAATTUN BRAUER A new generation of Norwegian jazz musicians have... read more


by Auditorium Parco della Musica - Fondazione Musica per Roma on Mon, 27/05/2013 - 11:05
  Luglio suona bene 2013 23 giugno – 30 Luglio Ritorna anche quest'anno il consueto appuntamento con “Luglio Suona Bene”, la manifestazione estiva di concerti sotto le stelle, organizzata dalla Fondazione Musica per Roma, che presenta una selezione di grandi star internazionali e di nuove proposte... read more

Agenda PARIS JAZZ CLUB - April 2013

by Association Paris Jazz Club on Wed, 17/04/2013 - 18:01
  PARIS JAZZ CLUB Guide - April of 2013 The Jazz schedule of Paris Ile-de-France


by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 20:37
Club CD Finding ground in the cross-section of re-invented traditional jazz idioms and innovation intrinsic to jazz since the 1970s, the Portuguese-Canadian trio Lama performed soon after the concert by Kaja Draksler. Susana Santos Silva’s charismatic trumpet playing was characterised by absence of conventional jazz patterns,... read more

Kaja Draksler solo

by Cankarjev dom on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 20:36
Kaja Draksler solo CD Club  After appearing with her quintet within the scope of 13 Points Plus and performing with Jure Pukl’s quartet on Friday, Kaja Draksler gave a solo piano recital yesterday that offered an insight into this composer and improviser’s broad emotional horizons. An idiosyncratic adaptation of a... read more


by Fundacao Casa da Musica on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:37
Formed in a multi-ethnic district of Rome, Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio gathers musicians originating from such divergent places as Tunisia, Brazil, Senegal, India, Hungary, the USA, Latin America and Italy. The cultural mixture that characterised the surroundings of Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II was noticed by the musician Mário... read more


by Fundacao Casa da Musica on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 19:34
Aljamia is the first recording of Coreto Porta-Jazz, and was deservedly applauded by the critics shortly after its release in 2012. The music, led by the saxophonist João Pedro Brandão, takes its inspiration from the traditional sounds of the Mediterranean, then put through a jazz 'filter' Eleven new generation musicians from... read more

talian Swiss Radio: Babilonia special Puglia

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 17:27
From Sunday, January 20 the Italian Swiss Radio Network will broadcast 20 episodes transmission special Babilonia, by Sergio Albertoni and Valerio Corzani, with guests made ​​in Puglia last September. The 20 episodes of Babilonia Puglia special, airing every Sunday at 15.30 and available in podcast at this link read more

NEWS The special of Meraviglioso Modugno su Rai Radio Tre

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 17:25
On 5 and 6 January 2013 on Rai Radio Tre were broadcast two special episodes of the radio show File Urbani dedicated to Meraviglioso Modugno, the opening event of the second edition of MEDIMEX, staged November 29, 2012 at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, who has seen alternating on stage Negramaro, Noemi, Pacifico, Brunori Sas,... read more

Medimex 2012

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 17:23
The second Medimex Mediterranean Music Fair promoted by Puglia Sounds and held in Bari from 29th November to 2nd December has now ended., and we would like to thank the 1400 exhibitors, operators and artists from 20 countries who took part in  Medimex, contributing to a 15% increase in the number of operators present.... read more


by Improvised Music Company on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:55
Venue:St. Audeon’s Church  Date / Time:Feb 27 at 8:00 Ticket Price:€ 15/12 Telephone:NULL Book Online: Book Here Progressions : Contemporary Masters of Solo Guitar Throughout 2013 IMC plays homage to the Guitar - beginning with Sardinian jazz maestro Paolo Angeli. From Rory Gallagher... read more


by Improvised Music Company on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:51
Venue:Sugar Club  Date / Time:Mar 13 at 8:00 Ticket Price:€ 15/12 Telephone:NULL Book Online:Book Here URL:click here Progressions : Contemporary Masters of Solo Guitar Throughout 2013, IMC pays homage to this most versatile and expressive of instruments; the guitar, with a series of live... read more

József Bazsinka 50 (HR3-Bartók Radio Studio)

by Budapest Music Center (bmc) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:43
13 December 2012,  6:00 p.m. Hungarian Radio - Marmor Hall 1088 Budapest, Pollack Mihály tér 8. Program:      1. Johann Sebastian BACH: G-Major Sonata for Viola da gamba, BWV 1027 (Transcription) 2. Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH: Adagio, Op. 39 3. István LÁNG: Aria... read more

Conducting Masterclass with Peter Eötvös at Royaumont

by Budapest Music Center (bmc) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:40
28 April 2013 - 4 May 2013. Royaumont Abbey Asnières-sur-Oise, Val-d'Oise (95) France Instructors: Péter EÖTVÖS - Conducting and supervising Jean Philippe WURTZ - Conducting Performers: Ensemble Linea (Strasbourg) Program: 1. Karlheinz STOCKHAUSEN: Kontrapunkte... read more

Folk Rising: Fran Smith, Matt Stalker and Fables, and Tracey Browne

by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:11
Returning for a short series, this is the first of three Folk Rising concerts featuring up and coming songwriters. Fran Smith Fran Smith has attracted fans of the highest order. Thea Gilmore, Athlete, Karine Polwart, Boo Hewerdine and Po’ Girl have all invited her to open shows for them, which she has subsequently done to... read more

Students @ The Sage Gateshead

by Sage Gateshead on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 16:09
We host three fantastic music degrees here at The Sage Gateshead. In partnership with the University of Sunderland we deliver the BMus (Hons) Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music and BA (Hons) Community Music and in partnership with Newcastle University we host the BMus (Hons) Folk and Traditional Music courses. Join us for a... read more

Slo Motive to Tallinn

by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:48
Three distinguished musicians of the Finnish music scene have teamed up for this trio. Slo Motive was founded by the charismatic lead singer Sanni Orasmaa. Other members of the trio are the keyboard wizard Kari Ikonen and the percussion maker, player and sound creator Mamba Assefa. All members have extensive careers in... read more

Verneri Pohjola Quartet to top the year with the “Ancient History” tour

by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:46
Trumpet player Verneri Pohjola ranks among the success stories of the young Finnish jazz generation. He recently signed a lengthy deal with the influential German record label ACT, who kicked off 2012 in style by releasing Pohjola’s latest album, “Ancient History”. On the side of the versatile trumpeter the... read more

Estonian Jazz Union program of January-February 2013 announced

by Estonian Jazz Union ( Eesti Jazz Liit ) on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:23
2013 promises to be yet another great year for Estonian jazz artists and Estonian Jazz Union as our concert season continues full throttle. We kick off the proceedings with the Swing’n'Joy Orchestra, January 11th, 10 PM, at Theatre No99 jazz club in Tallinn. Joel Remmel, Sofia Rubina, Tape That, Andre Maaker, Sven... read more

Swedish trio Plunge on tour in Estonia!

by Estonian Jazz Union ( Eesti Jazz Liit ) on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:21
The concerts of Winter Jazz from February 1st to March 24th offer new meetings, exciting discoveries, fresh sounds and albums. The focus is on the Nordic and Estonian. The most loved events of Winter Jazz will be the concert dedicated to the 90th birthday of the Grand Old Man of Estonian jazz Valter Ojakäär. The... read more

12 bands have been selected for Ung Jazz 2013

by JazzDanmark on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:07
Denmark’s largest talent competition for young jazz musicians will again hit the Danish jazz venues in 2013. 12 bands, 4 quarterfinals, scattered across Denmark. After having entered its teens the 14th edition of the Ung Jazz competition will once again offer a lot of interesting music from the Danish jazz youth.... read more

An award show in the name of jazz

by JazzDanmark on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 19:05
The red carpet was rolled out as the Danish Music Awards Jazz took place last Saturday night. An enthusiastic Lennart Ginman steered a packed Jazzhouse through an evening that featured musical performances from every corner of the jazz world. Danish Music Awards Jazz was back in the familiar framework of Jazzhouse. The red... read more

At the edge of the year 2012

by DSI Swinging Europe on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 18:52
Wow, what a year! DSI Swinging Europe has expanded its work force and we have taken on new projects as well. I have a lot of people to thank. All the musicians who have played in our name, people who lend a hand, politicians who were generous and willing to take a chance. Our European Jazz Orchestra 2011 was... read more

IASJ Meeting 2013 - LIKE IT or NOT

by DSI Swinging Europe on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 18:49
You should like this page 23th IASJ Jazz Meeting 29 June – 5 July 2013 Theme: Going Between Hosts: Swinging Europe, Herning - Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, Denmark. Artistic director: Dave Liebman  Saturday 29th of June 16.00-18.00 Arrival and... read more


by jazzahead! on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 18:30
In the mass of the over 2,200 professional participants attending jazzahead!, our Matchmaking Sessions facilitate getting in contact and meeting the most promising business partners for your business.  Further details including the specific dates and how to register can be found here and at read more


by jazzahead! on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 18:27
Due to the technical problems we've had with large data volumes recently, we've decided to give everyone a couple more days to submit their applications. Still, that's only a short time left, so be quick and send in your artist proposals! The showcase application form is now available again here for registered... read more

Artist Portrait: Bauchklang

by MICA Music Information Center Austria on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 17:51
Despite the existing potential, there are only a few local musicians and bands that manage to make the leap on international ground. Getting the top spot requires that special something, something unique that can inspire and attract music fans across the globe. One of the bands with all the necessary requirements to claim the... read more

Austrian Acts at the Eurosonic Festival 2013

by MICA Music Information Center Austria on Thu, 17/01/2013 - 17:47
Austrian Acts at the Eurosonic Festival 2013 Once again the European pop scene will meet and greet in January 2013 in the Dutch city of Groningen. The Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival gathers festival organizers, music promoters and pop experts from across Europe to get an idea of the most promising acts on the market. As... read more

Paolo Fresu & Daniele Di Bonaventura

by Tam Tutta Un' Altra Musica - Eventi SCRL on Thu, 20/12/2012 - 16:22
Paolo Fresu – Daniele Di Bonaventura Duo Paolo Fresu (tromba, flicorno, effetti) Daniele di Bonaventura (bandoneon) Un incontro, quello fra il trombettista sardo e il bandoneonista marchigiano, ben rodato attraverso numerosi progetti, ospitati più volte anche all'interno della rassegna TAM.  Questa volta è di... read more

Artist presentation: Amanova

by Tam Tutta Un' Altra Musica - Eventi SCRL on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 17:08
  Hello the Team! Here's an email to present myself to you; I'm Amanova, a french smooth-jazz singer and songwriter.  I just released my first EP last month, and I'm searching for booking contacts. May I invite you to visit my website so you could give me your opinion? Thanks for... read more

Med Fusion Management: Artists on tour 2013

by Tam Tutta Un' Altra Musica - Eventi SCRL on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 15:55
  MED FUSION ORCHESTER (Jazz / Fusion) Fit the jazz to Arab instruments, merged traditional music with western rhythms … References: Athens Festival (GR), Divan Du Monde (FR), Gulbenkian (PT), Rythmes du monde (CA), Chants De Marins (FR), Espace Julien (FR), Centralstation (DE)… Album 2012... read more

An article by Henning Bolte on EJN General Assembly in Bari

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 16:16
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Puglia Sounds at Womex. Puglia, a protagonist of the most important European Music Expo

by Puglia sounds - Consorzio Teatro Pubblico Pugliese on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 11:50
10 October 2012 Thessaloniki – October 17-21,  2012. Stand number 5.108 Puglia will play a leading role in the next edition of  Womex, the main European Music Expo which gathers more than 2,500 delegates and1,250 music businesses from 98 countries every year.  This year... read more

non members organisations news

Julian Argüelles Tetra Touring September 2018

by Cathie Rae, Manager on Mon, 19/06/2017 - 17:44
Hi all EJN Venue & Festival programmers! Julian Argüelles will tour with his quartet Tetra, Europe wide in 2018. UK preferred dates are 1st to 10th September 2018 European dates 11th to 30th September 2018 inclusive Other dates may be considered For live YouTube footage of the band HERE Reviews of... read more

Premio Internazionale Massimo Urbani 2017

by Associazione Culturale Musicamdo on Wed, 03/05/2017 - 11:38
Concorso per solisti jazz | 21° Edizione Premio Internazionale Massimo Urbani Scadenza bando 21 maggio 2017   Gentile Musicista,   con la presente siamo lieti di sottoporre alla Vostra cortese attenzione la XXI edizione del Premio Internazionale Massimo Urbani, Concorso Internazionale per solisti... read more

FILOQ - JazzCrash

JAZZ CRASH is the brand new album by FILOQ, dj, musician and producer. His love of jazz stems from his infancy, growing up as the son of a jazz aficionado. His first foray into jazz music was an instinctive blend of electronic music and acoustic instruments playing in jam sessions in small clubs. This visceral approach to jazz... read more

International Jazz Artist Contest Riga Jazz Stage 2017 is announced!

by Riga Jazz Stage on Fri, 06/01/2017 - 11:52
Riga Jazz Stage is an annual event held in Riga bringing together Latvian and foreign rising jazz stars and allowing the audience to empathize for creative competition and simply enjoy yet unheard jazz interpretations. It is a great opportunity for young jazz talents to obtain recognition, discover their own talents and present... read more

Call for artists - 11th Bucharest International JAZZ Competition 2017

by Bucharest International Jazz Competition on Fri, 14/10/2016 - 10:04
CALL FOR ARTISTS 11th Bucharest International JAZZ Competition 2017 @ EUROPAfest for: instrumentalists and vocalists 100 % jazz…competition, concerts, jam sessions, jazz workshops... Date:  NEW ! Age limit: up to 40 years old ( born after 1st of May 1977 ) Prizes: 7.000 Euro Info: office@... read more

Bologna Jazz Festival 2016: October 27 - November 20

by Associazione Bologna in Musica / Bologna Jazz Festival on Fri, 07/10/2016 - 11:22
BOLOGNA JAZZ FESTIVAL 11th edition Bologna and Ferrara October 27th - November 20th 2016 Thursday, October 27th Bologna, Teatro Antoniano, h. 9:30pm C'MON TIGRE RACCONTA TOCCAFONDO Gianluigi Toccafondo - cartoon shorts; C'mon Tigre - vocals, guitar, organ and synths; Beppe Scardino - baritone sax, bass clarinet; Mirko... read more

Art of Riga Jazz Winter Programm

by Riga Jazz Stage on Mon, 03/10/2016 - 12:12
Rigas Ritmi 2016 Winter Session will take place from November 30th till December 2nd by providing yet unheard talents in Latvia.    On November 30th at 7 pm with his first solo concert in Latvia – several Grammy Awards winner, pianist, composer, producer and arranger, Snarky Puppy band founder – Bill Laurance will... read more

JazzOnze+ Festival Lausanne, November 2 - 6, 2016

by JazzOnze+ Festival Lausanne on Mon, 26/09/2016 - 12:18
La crème du jazz à l'affiche de l'édition 2016 La programation de la salle Paderewski fait la part belle aux stars internationales du jazz. Des légendes, mais aussi les joyaux de la nouvelle génération fouleront la scène du JazzOnze+ Festival Lausanne. Petit aperçu. GARY PEACOCK TRIO Planant, raffiné, intemporel. Autant d... read more

Music Unlimited 30: Celebretaion!

by Music Unlimited on Mon, 19/09/2016 - 10:21
unlimited 30 11.12.13. november 2016 2016 is an anniversary year for music unlimited: the festival celebrates its 30th edition. For this reason, musicians from sixteen nations will gather in Wels/Austria on the weekend from November 11th to November 13th. Together with an equally international audience... read more

Dino Rubino On Air Trio

by Punto G on Thu, 01/09/2016 - 16:46
Ancora grande jazz. Giovedi 8 settembre il palco del Punto G ha il piacere di ospitare Dino Rubino, eclettico pianista e trombettista, tra i maggiori nuovi talenti del jazz italiano. “Trio raffinato e, al tempo stesso, dal tratto incisivo. La formazione è nata “sul campo”, in seguito ad alcuni concerti, e grazie... read more

New interesting Scandinavian cooperation - Sabrang

by sabMUSIC on Fri, 15/07/2016 - 12:23
Sabrang What happens when Scandinavia's most respected jazz musicians accompany Indian ragas? Sabrang is the Sanskrit word for rainbow. Tune in, listen to the attached music files and enter a colorful and beautiful landscape. Music!/musics/104412 Sudeshna Bhattacharya Maestro musician in... read more

Percuotere la mente 2016

by Comune di Rimini - Settore Cultura on Mon, 11/07/2016 - 11:18
All concerts start at 9.15pm and take place at Corte degli Agostiniani, via Cairoli 42 – Rimini (Italy). In case of bad weather, concerts take place at Teatro Ermete Novelli, via Cappellini 3 - Rimini (I). Tickets July 14th and 19th: euro 18,00 July 25th and 31st: euro 15,00   Advance tickets at Teatro... read more

Khandahar - The Calais Sessions

by The Calais Sessions on Mon, 20/06/2016 - 10:18
Our first single is out TODAY! It's so CATCHY! Let's get it into the CHARTS! 'Khandahar' features two young lyricists aged 9 and 12 from Afghanistan, the drumming talents of two fantastic Kurdish brothers, the 'jungle' chorus, a string section and a backing band.  It's on itunes and Amazon, so all it takes is one click... read more

Bari in Jazz Festival 2016

by Apulia Jazz Network on Mon, 13/06/2016 - 11:36
1st of June - 28 July 2016 The 12th edition of Bari in Jazz comes back this year building on the metropolitan format introduced last year in the historic Festival organised by Abusuan cultural organisation, in collaboration with Murattiano. Music and territory. The Festivals expands like a sound... read more

11 Bucharest International JAZZ Competition 2017

by Bucharest International Jazz Competition on Mon, 04/04/2016 - 15:34
We are pleased to announce the next Bucharest International JAZZ Competition, ranked among the first 3 jazz competitions in Europe.    The registration is open. Deadline: 10th February 2017.   11 Bucharest International JAZZ Competition 2017 @ EUROPAfest... read more

Summer Music Academy 2016

by New Bulgarian University on Fri, 11/03/2016 - 10:49
Summer Music Academy 2016   Milcho Leviev: jazz and classical piano, improvisation, conductor (Bulgaria/USA) Billy Cobham: percussion (USA) Vicky Almazidu: vocals, jazz, pop and world music (Greece) Gregory Simadopoulos: piano, theory and harmony (Greece) Audition: September 5, 2016 – NBU Aula  Date and venue:... read more

JMJazzWorld 2016 Applications Open

by Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) on Tue, 17/11/2015 - 10:28
Join the JM Jazz World Orchestra 2016! Applications are now open.   Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) invites you to apply for the 2016 edition of the JM Jazz World Orchestra! The JM Jazz world is an international jazz big band for the globe's best young... read more

Locus festival: 14 July to 10 August 2015

by Apulia Jazz Network on Thu, 23/07/2015 - 18:42
Strong of 10 consecutive years in constant growth, the Locus festival presents its eleventh edition with a breath more and more international, valuing more and more the beauty and richness of its territory in the south of Italy: Locorotondo and the entire Valle d’Itria, magical part of Apulia region between the hills and... read more

Jazz au Vert - jazz workshop in Wépion Belgium

by Les Lundis D'hortense - Jazz In Belgium on Tue, 16/06/2015 - 11:20
Les Lundis d'Hortense asbl is an association of jazz musicians. Its main purpose is to promote the Belgian jazz scene and its musicians. It has now been nearly 40 years since Les Lundis d'Hortense have spared no effort in achieving its objective. Les Lundis d'Hortense organizes numerous concerts and every year, in... read more

Bari in Jazz 2015 starts next week!

by Apulia Jazz Network on Fri, 12/06/2015 - 18:34
For 3 weeks, between the 16 of June and the 6th of July, Bari in Jazz Festival will take place in the Apulia capital and its surrounding areas. The Festival is organised by ABUSUAN and it is part of the Apulia Jazz Network, a member of Europe Jazz Network. Artists performing this year include great names of the... read more

Intensive Workshops in NYC for Vocalists and Jazz Musicians

by New York Jazz Workshop on Fri, 12/06/2015 - 11:26
  Intensive Workshops in New York City for Vocalists and Jazz Musicians at the New York Jazz Workshop School of Music For jazz musicians around the world summer is the time to take their playing to the next level! Located in the world capital of jazz, the New York Jazz Workshop School of Music (... read more

Siena Jazz - International Summer Workshop 2015

by Associazione Siena Jazz on Thu, 04/06/2015 - 11:32
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by IG Jazz Burghausen e.V. on Thu, 28/08/2014 - 10:41
  European Young Artists' Award 2015  On the occasion of the 46th Burghausen International Jazz Festival from March 17 to 22, 2015, the town's jazz association, Interessengemeinschaft Jazz Burghausen e.V. , in cooperation with the town of Burghausen, invites the submission of entries to the 7th European Young... read more

UMO Jazz Orchestra releases a new album with Lenny Pickett

by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Thu, 29/05/2014 - 15:38
UMO Jazz Orchestra releases a new album with Lenny Pickett 26.5.2014 Iconic bandleader and saxophonist Lenny Pickett and UMO Jazz Orchestra release their collaboration album The Prescription in June. It’s remarkable that The Prescription marks only the second album as a leader for Lenny Pickett, the renowned tenor... read more

L'AMR aux Cropettes

by Amr - Association Pour L'encouragement De La Musique Improvisee on Tue, 27/05/2014 - 11:19
  L’AMR AUX CROPETTES 32E ÉDITION – JUNE 25 - 29, 2014 28 concerts offerts dans le Parc des Cropettes à Genève (rue de Montbrillant) * petite scène Wednesday 25th june 18h30 | Atelier jazz moderne de Mathieu Rossignelly Damien Lounis, piano. Franç... read more

Rimini Jazz 2013

by Associazione Culturale Riminese Amici del Jazz on Tue, 13/08/2013 - 11:19
13th Edition Teatro Novelli, Rimini (I) September 7, 8 and 9, 2013     Saturday, September 7th, h. 9.15pm LUCA VELOTTI SWING ENSEMBLE Luca Velotti (clarinet, saxes), Michele Ariodante (guitar, vocals), Gerardo Bartoccini (double bass), Carlo Battisti (drums)   Sunday, September 8th, h. 9.15pm... read more

LINE-UP COMPLETE - Smooth Jazz Festival Augsburg 2013, Germany

by Smooth Entertainment on Fri, 14/06/2013 - 10:17
DAN CIPRIANO completes the line-up of Germany's greatest Soul, Funk & Jazz-Party  You feel like going out just really nicely? The SMOOTH JAZZ FESTIVAL AUGSBURG on September 13-14, 2013 in the Park Theater at Kurhaus Göggingen (Augsburg, Germany) offers the perfect opportunity for it.... read more

14e Festival de Nuits du Jazz

by Côte Ouest Productions on Thu, 13/06/2013 - 12:03
LES 14es NUITS DU JAZZ NANTES (France), November 14 - 16, 2013 PROGRAMME at  

Carminho - 22 February 2013 20:00

by Sanat Concert Hall - Is Sanat Istanbul Concert Hall on Mon, 04/02/2013 - 16:06
CARMINHO A Portuguese breeze blows at İş Sanat this month. Regarded as one of the most successful representatives of Fado despite her young age, Carminho stands out with her music that blends different genres including Brazilian popular music, jazz, pop and rock. She first became famous in Spain with her participation in Pablo... read more

A casual play for children - 17 February 2013 15:00

by Sanat Concert Hall - Is Sanat Istanbul Concert Hall on Mon, 04/02/2013 - 16:04
Authored and directed by: Murat Göksu Setting and costume selection: Murat Göksu Piano: Ece Göksu  Cast: Nazlı Deniz Boran Deniz Likos Ahmet Baykara Zafer Erdaş Gökhan Ürben Grandstanding in many cities of Turkey for many years with more than 200 performances and... read more

Manga - 07 February 2013 20:00

by Sanat Concert Hall - Is Sanat Istanbul Concert Hall on Mon, 04/02/2013 - 16:02
Hosting the most prominent rock groups of Turkey, maNga will be İş Sanat’s guest of this month is. Named after the traditional Japanese cartoon art, MaNga comprises Yağmur Sarıgül (guitar), Özgür Can Öney (drums), Efe Yılmaz (turntable),Ferman Akgül (vocal) and Cem Bahtiyar (bass). Comprising five... read more


MOONLY DELIGHTS – André Klenes Quartet, Strings & Drums Moonly Delights are compositions for cello, guitar, acoustic bass and drums, with the moon as a connectng factor. The music i nfluenced by jazz and world music.  Queen of the Night, companion of the earth, mistress of the sea, shelter or... read more

2013 IASJ Jazz Meeting: general information

by IASJ, International Association of Schools of Jazz on Mon, 04/02/2013 - 15:54
The IASJ Jazz Meeting in 2013 starts on Saturday the 29th of June and ends on Friday the 5 of July. The meeting takes place in Denmark. Both Swinging Europe in Herning and the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus are the hosts. The first few days are spend in Vildbjerg, a little outside Herning, where rehearsals, lectures, jam... read more


by Great Guild on Mon, 04/02/2013 - 15:52
An opportunity to witness a special dialogue, to be part of a moment when notes are transformed into syllables, strings - into voices and musical pieces - into beautiful emotions and never-ending stories. Featuring LNSO Cellos: Diana Ozoliņa, Ieva Puriņa, Lolita Lilje, Mareta Prikule, Dace Zālīte, Jānis Rinkulis, Zane Guļāne un... read more

Made in Scotland - 15 Feb 2013

by Creative Scotland on Mon, 04/02/2013 - 15:46
Made in Scotland is a curated showcase of some of the most exciting dance and theatre productions from Scotland at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It was set-up to raise the international profile of Scottish dance and theatre, and is a joint initiative between the Festival Fringe Society, the Federation of Scottish Theatre and... read more

Berlin 2013 - Theme Year

by KulturProjekte Berlin on Mon, 04/02/2013 - 15:40
Berlin enjoys a global reputation as a modern, tolerant and culturally diverse metropolis. Presented under the title “Diversity Destroyed”, the 2013 Berlin Theme Year seeks to communicate the importance and sensitive nature of these democratic values and achievements. The Theme Year will highlight the social and... read more

Event 2013

Our main event will take place from 16-21 July 2013. Already confirmed for SJP 2013 is John Riley, our principal drum tutor for the past two years,  drummer Stephen Davis, bassist John Goldsby, trombonist Marshall Gilkes, guitarists Mike Nielsen and Sandro Gibellini and trumpeter Linley Hamilton. Also on this year... read more

PRS for Music Foundation announces new funding initiative

Jazz Services has received the following press release from PRS for Music Foundation, with information on another significant funding initiative for artists and bands in 2013. See the full press release below: PRS for Music Foundation selected to deliver new MUSIC INDUSTRY TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUND on behalf of Arts... read more

New Music Biennial from PRS For Music Foundation

Jazz Services has received the following press release from the PRS For Music Foundation, who are today launching the first ever UK-wide New Music Biennial, presenting a series of brand new music commissions to audiences across the UK in 2014. From today organisations can apply for up to £20,000 to commission and... read more

Update on JazzAhead - UK performers and contributors' info

2012 is drawing to a close and the eyes of the European jazz scene are already turning to next year's JazzAhead conference in Germany.  Held from the 25th - 28th April in the town of Bremen, the conference is one of the largest of its kind and brings together industry professionals from across the jazz spectrum, with... read more

Vote for Garioch Jazz in Galaxy Chocolate

The Garioch Jazz Club are requesting your help to win an award from Galaxy Chocolate. They are offering an award of £300 for community based projects and their secretary, Ian Crighton has applied to bring Jazz to the local retirement homes during the Jazz Festival. To show you support visit their profile on: http://www.... read more

Made in Scotland deadline Fri 15 Feb

Made in Scotland is a showcase of some of the latest dance and theatre productions from Scotland during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It is a joint initiative between the Festival Fringe Society, the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Creative Scotland - supported by the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo... read more

Blue Monday with Tommy Smith 2013

This Monday evening will see the first graduates from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's pioneering Jazz programme; in this two set concert, Professor Tommy Smith presents the upcoming stars of the next generation featuring some classic jazz standards from Miles, Monk, Rollins, Corea and Cedar Walton. The concert... read more

Senior Series: Snow White and seven fantastic big band works

by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:41
Conductor Jouni Järvelä Which big band classic is Happy? What would Grumpy sound like if played as jazz? Or Sneezy? UMO’s popular Senior Series returns with tongue firmly in cheek, exploring masterpieces of the big band repertoire through familiar fairy-tale characters. The concert will feature swinging... read more

Musica nova: Flamenco Big Band – UMO & Perico Sambeat, sax & cond (ESP)

by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:38
Sax player Perico Sambeat from Valencia, one of Spain’s leading jazz musicians, will appear as a guest with UMO at the Savoy Theatre on 14 February 2013. In this Flamenco Big Band concert, forming part of the Musica nova festival, the fiery Spanish flamenco meets cool, swinging modern jazz. Sambeat will be appearing as... read more

Dances with time – Finnish schlagers old and new, sol. Jukka Perko & Yona

by UMO Jazz Orchestra on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 14:36
Conductor Kari Heinilä Jukka Perko, a major name in Finnish jazz, and fresh young singer and songwriter Yona (a.k.a. Johanna Louhivuori) will bring the moods and nostalgia of Finnish schlagers to the Savoy Theatre and Vuotalo in February and March. ‘Dances with time’ is a charming combination of beloved... read more


  THE AWARDING OF THE POLAR MUSIC PRIZE 2012 The Polar Music Prize was presented for the 21st time. This year\'s Laureates, the leading cellist of our time, Yo-Yo Ma and American songwriter Paul Simon each received prize money to the value of one million Swedish kronor. His Majesty the King of Sweden handed over the... read more

Music Unlimited 26: Wels (A) November 9 - 11, 2012

by Music Unlimited on Thu, 30/08/2012 - 02:00
  Friday, November 9th, Schlachthof, 7pm isabelle duthoit & franz hautzinger & susanna gartmayer & ddkern the dartington improvising trio (keith tippett, julie tippetts, paul dunmall) albert newton (pat thomas, john edwards, charles hayward) selvhenter (maria bertel, sonja labianca, anja jacobsen, jaleh... read more